Phagodeterrence by Quassia amara (Simaroubaceae) wood extract fractions on Hypsipyla grandella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae

In Latin America and the Caribbean, precious wood species like mahoganies (Swietenia spp.) and cedars (Cedrela spp.) are seriously injured by the mahogany shootborer, Hypsipyla grandella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larva, which bores into the main shoot of trees. In previous experiments focuse...

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Main Authors: Francisco Soto, Luko Hilje, Gerardo A Mora, Manuel Carballo
Format: Article
Published: Vicerractoría Investigación 2011-03-01
Series:Revista de Biología Tropical
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